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Title: Selected Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference on African Linguistics
Subtitle: African Languages in Contact
Edited By: Bruce Connell
Nicholas Revett Rolle
Series Title: Cascadilla Proceedings Project

This volume contains 17 papers selected from among those presented at the 41st Annual Conference on African Linguistics, which took place from May 6-10, 2010 in Toronto. The conference was organized around the theme "African Languages in Contact," and the papers are grouped into sections on phonetics and phonology, morphology and syntax, semantics and pragmatics, and language contact. The complete table of contents is available at along with abstracts and the complete papers in PDF format. This volume has been published by Cascadilla Proceedings Project, an imprint of Cascadilla Press. Proceedings from Cascadilla Proceedings Project are published in library binding, with free web access to all of the papers in the proceedings through our web site at

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781574734522
Pages: 183
Prices: U.S. $ 280